Music, art, community fair and parade down the main street, converts this quiet suburb of Melbourne into a bustling venue for a weekend in March. Enjoy many free live bands, kids activities, camel rides, food and craft stalls, and more, from Friday 22nd- Sunday 24th March, 2013, at the Warrandyte Festival.
On Friday evening (6pm-10pm), take your picnic blanket and a picnic hamper and watch local young talents compete in the Battle of The Bands, for the first prize of a $2000 recording voucher.
On Saturday, from 11am, watch and cheer the parade of floats, vintage cars, bands and more, as they head down along Yarra Street. Then wander to the markets and support local artists and vendors by buying arts, crafts and produce. Take the kids on a camel ride or for a float down the Yarra River; visit the art gallery; and enjoy free live music and entertainment throughout the day and night on three different stages.
Sunday continues with community events including a bike ride, billy cart derby, gold mine tour, and more. Free live music on three stages throughout the day and night.